Ghana Doctors Stop Emergency Services in Strike Over Conditions

Ghana Doctors Stop Emergency Services in Strike Over Conditions

Accra Hospital

(BBC) – Doctors in Ghana have stopped providing emergency services in a strike over their conditions of service.

For more than a week, out patient services at state-run hospitals have been closed because of the dispute.

The government says it has put in place plans for urgent cases, including bringing in private doctors.

The BBC’s Sammy Darko in Ghana says hospital managers, who are also doctors, have also been told to deal with emergencies.

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